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"Is the Law Hopeful?" A talk with Annelise Riles

Mon, 2014-02-03 16:00 - 18:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Common Room, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free

Join us for a talk by Professor Annelise Riles (Cornell), sponsored by the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy.

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Pleading Systemic Discrimination

Thu, 2014-02-13 12:30 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Discrimination and Inclusion Network Meeting, with Me Béatrice Vizkelety, visiting fellow at the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism.

Béatrice Vizkelety, B.A, B.C.L., LL.M., is a human rights lawyer with extensive experience in litigation and as Director of the Legal Department and Secretary of the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse du Québec. She is presently a Visiting Fellow at the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism.

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McGill’s Faculty of Law & the Inception of University-based Legal Education in Canada

Mon, 2014-02-10 17:30 - 19:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The James McGill Society and the Faculty of Law of McGill University invite you to a talk by Librarian Emeritus John Hobbins about McGill’s Faculty of Law & the Inception of University-based Legal Education in Canada.

Abstract

Prior to the 1850s, legal training in Canada was received largely through apprenticeship. While this remained true for Upper Canada until the late 1950s, university-based legal education began a century earlier in Lower Canada at McGill College.

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Contact: Susan Button
Organization: President, James McGill Society
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Office Phone: (514) 398-7249
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Toronto Coffeehouse: Celebrating Professor Blaine Baker

Mon, 2014-01-27 17:30 - 19:30
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP : Suite 4000, Commerce Court West 199 Bay Street Toronto, Ontario , M5L 1A9

Professor Daniel Jutras, Dean of the Faculty of Law of McGill University, and Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP invite you to a Toronto Coffeehouse event to celebrate Professor Blaine Baker's career.

At this event, we will honour Professor Blaine Baker's many years as a member of the Faculty of Law and also celebrate the establishment of the Blaine Baker Entrance Scholarship.

We look forward to seeing you there to share in memories of Professor Baker's successful career!

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Kiss, and Be Damned! An Evening with Chekhov

Wed, 2014-01-22 (All day) - Fri, 2014-01-24 (All day)
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Tickets are $8 on Wednesday, $10 on Thursday & Friday.

Actus Reus presents Kiss, and Be Damned!: An Evening with Chekhov.

Come and support McGill’s very own Law students performing Chekhov’s uproarious one-act comedies: The BearThe JubileeThe ProposalA Tragic Man Despite Himself, and The Night Before the Trial!

The plays run Wednesday, Jan. 22, Thursday, Jan. 23, and Friday, Jan. 24 at 19:30 pm in the Maxwell Cohen Moot Court. Doors open at 19:00.

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O'Brien Fellow in Residence Semahagn Abebe Publishes OpEd in Gazette

Fri, 2014-01-10 15:43

Semahagn G. Abebe, who is an O’Brien Fellow in Residence at the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism in the Faculty of Law at McGill University, published an opinion piece in the Montreal Gazette newspaper on January 8, 2014: Saudi Arabia’s treatment of Ethiopians has been shameful.

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Musical Work Copyright for the Era of Digital Sound Technology

Wed, 2014-01-22 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Centre for Intellectual Property and Policy (CIPP) welcomes Professor Robert Brauneis, George Washington University Law School for a talk on intellectual property.
 
Robert Brauneis is a Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Intellectual Property Law Program at the George Washington University Law School.

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Banning food ads aimed at children: Is Quebec’s regulatory model still cutting-edge?

Wed, 2014-01-22 12:45 - 14:15
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH Room 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Research Group on Health and Law is pleased to invite you to its 2014 Interdisciplinary Panel, entitled Banning food ads aimed at children: Is Quebec’s regulatory model still cutting-edge?

A healthy, tasty lunch will be served, but space is limited to 50 participants. Kindly RSVP to rghl [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

To members of the Barreau du Québec: approval for continuing education credits is pending.

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Symposium. The Unbounded Level of the Mind: Rod Macdonald's Legal Imagination

Fri, 2014-02-07 (All day) - Sat, 2014-02-08 (All day)
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (room 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free, but registration is mandatory

The Faculty of Law of McGill University invites you to a Symposium entitled "The Unbounded Level of the Mind: Rod Macdonald's Legal Imagination," held in honour of Professor Roderick A. Macdonald, OC, F.R. Scott Chair of Constitutional and Public Law.

The event will allow us to delve into Professor Rod Macdonald's rich scholarship and its implications for future research.

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Arctic Law Colloquium: Offshore Resources & International Governance

Sat, 2014-01-25 09:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free

The McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law & Policy [JSDLP] and Environmental Law McGill [ELM] invite you to a one-day colloquium on Arctic Law.

This colloquium will build on the success of the JS­DLP Volume 9:2 Special Issue on Polar Law. The purpose of the colloquium is to build a dialogue about legal issues in the Arctic between lawyers, academics, government repre­sentatives and students.

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